Duane Allman’s Cherry Sunburst Les Paul

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Photo by Robert Wedemeyer
The 1959 Cherry Sunburst Gibson Les Paul played by Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Band during live concert recording at Fillmore East recorded: March 12–13, 1971. Mahogany back, maple top, rosewood fingerboard, nitrocellulose trapezoid inlays. From the collection of Galadrielle Allman.

To see this guitar and more Rock ‘n’ Roll memorabilia be sure to visit the Skirball Cultural Center for the “Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution”—the first-ever retrospective about the life and times of the renowned music industry impresario. The exhibit runs until October 11. Don’t miss it!